Midway, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2010: 2,125. Population change since 2000: -8.5%
Males: 1,040  (49.0%)
Females: 1,085  (51.0%)
Median resident age:  50.1 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.7 years

Zip codes: 15060, 17331.

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Estimated median household income in 2015: $50,850 (it was $42,621 in 2000)
Midway:

$50,850
PA:

$55,702

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $27,839 (it was $17,928 in 2000)

Midway CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $154,358 (it was $90,700 in 2000)
Midway:

$154,358
PA:

$170,600

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $140,989; Detached houses: $140,411; Townhouses or other attached units: $141,366

Median gross rent in 2015: $720.

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  • Races in Midway, PA (2010)

    Midway races chart
    • 2,02295.2%White alone
    • 713.3%Hispanic
    • 200.9%Two or more races
    • 50.2%Black alone
    • 40.2%Asian alone
    • 20.09%American Indian alone
    • 10.05%Other race alone

Races in Midway detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Midway: 89.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (49.9%), American (16.2%), English (5.6%), Irish (3.3%), Italian (2.0%), Polish (2.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/09/1903

Land area: 0.68 square miles.

Population density: 3,130 people per square mile   (average).

Midway,PA real estate house value index trend

Midway, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Midway:

  • High school or higher: 90.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.8%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Midway CDP:

  • Never married: 28.6%
  • Now married: 56.4%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 4.8%

37 residents are foreign born

This place:

2.0%
Pennsylvania:

6.3%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Midway, Pennsylvania as of December 14, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Midway to the number of sex offenders is 708 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $2,515 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $2,127 (1.4%)

Midway satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Frederick, MD (34.3 miles , pop. 52,767).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (40.1 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (99.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: McSherrystown borough, PA (0.9 miles ), Hanover borough, PA (1.0 miles ), Pennville, PA (1.1 miles ), Parkville, PA (1.4 miles ), New Oxford borough, PA (2.2 miles ), Abbottstown borough, PA (2.4 miles ), Littlestown borough, PA (2.5 miles ), Bonneauville borough, PA (2.6 miles ).

Latitude: 39.80 N, Longitude: 77.00 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 717

Midway household income distribution Midway home values distribution

Property values in Midway, PA

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.6%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (42%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Material moving occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (19%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (13%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Community and social service occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Midway: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Midway, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Midway-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 13% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/5/1952, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.4 miles away from the Midway place center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/7/1980, a category F3 tornado 8.7 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Midway-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 62.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 212.8 miles away from Midway center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 64.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 250.8 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 160.9 miles away from Midway center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 318.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Adams County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Snowstorms: 3, Tropical Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Midway topographic map

Birthplace of: Dick Haley - Former National Football League quarterback.

Hospitals and medical centers near Midway:

  • VNA OF HANOVER SPRING GROVE (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; HANOVER, PA)
  • GENTIVA HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; BARESVILLE, PA)
  • HANOVER HALL (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; HANOVER, PA)
  • HANOVER HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; HANOVER, PA)
  • SKILLS OF CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA INC - ALLEGHENY (Hospital, about 2 miles away; HANOVER, PA)
  • KEYSTONE HOME CARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; HANOVER, PA)
  • HOMEWOOD AT PLUM CREEK (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; HANOVER, PA)

airports located in Midway:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Midway:

  • Gettysburg College (about 13 miles; Gettysburg, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,772)
  • McDaniel College (about 16 miles; Westminster, MD; FT enrollment: 2,558)
  • York College Pennsylvania (about 18 miles; York, PA; FT enrollment: 5,140)
  • Carroll Community College (about 19 miles; Westminster, MD; FT enrollment: 2,682)
  • Mount St Mary's University (about 21 miles; Emmitsburg, MD; FT enrollment: 2,313)
  • YTI Career Institute-York (about 23 miles; York, PA; FT enrollment: 2,212)
  • Messiah College (about 25 miles; Mechanicsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 3,035)

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Notable locations in Midway: Midway Volunteer Fire Company (A), Midway Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Adams County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 88.4. This is about average.

City:

88.4
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.125. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.125
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 5.83. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.83
U.S.:

6.40

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 27.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 15.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 16.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.6
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.09. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.09
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 5.1%
(0.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  67.7%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.8%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Midway, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Pennsylvania average:

11.3

Midway travel time to work - commute Midway mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Midway CDP (based on Adams County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant18,85464
Catholic15,0497
Evangelical Protestant10,51059
Other9576
Black Protestant1802
None55,857-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 16
Adams County:

1.59 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Adams County:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Adams County:

2.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 77
Here:

7.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.8%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Adams County:

25.6%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.0%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.7%
State:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

43.8%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.9
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Midway:

19.0%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

7.0%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

28.5%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

58.1%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.1%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Midway, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$2,384$28,6081$248
Firefighters 1$2,165$25,9800$0
Streets and Highways 1$2,480$29,7601$310
Solid Waste Management 0$0 3$1,388
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$105
Totals for Government 3$7,029$28,1166$2,051

4.79% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,786 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.79%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($562 average AGI)
Adams County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from York County, PA  1.59% ($35,805 average AGI)
from Carroll County, MD  0.34% ($48,986)
from Cumberland County, PA  0.26% ($53,444)


5.24% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,816 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.24%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($419 average AGI)
Adams County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to York County, PA  1.65% ($32,159 average AGI)
to Franklin County, PA  0.32% ($37,348)
to Cumberland County, PA  0.30% ($39,675)

Strongest AM radio stations in Midway:

  • WHVR (1280 AM; 5 kW; HANOVER, PA)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WOYK (1350 AM; 5 kW; YORK, PA; Owner: WOYK, INC.)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WSBA (910 AM; 5 kW; YORK, PA; Owner: WSBA LICO, INC.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WCAO (600 AM; 5 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Midway:

  • WYCR (98.5 FM; YORK-HANOVER, PA; Owner: RADIO HANOVER, INC.)
  • WGTY (107.7 FM; GETTYSBURG, PA; Owner: TIMES AND NEWS PUBLISHING COMPANY)
  • WROZ (101.3 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WARM-FM (103.3 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: WSBA LICO, INC.)
  • WAYZ-FM (104.7 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: HJV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WETH (89.1 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WHBO (92.7 FM; STARVIEW, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSOX (96.1 FM; RED LION, PA; Owner: LANCASTER-YORK BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WZBT (91.1 FM; GETTYSBURG, PA; Owner: GETTYSBURG COLLEGE)
  • WQXA-FM (105.7 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFRE (99.9 FM; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WITF-FM (89.5 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WZBA (100.7 FM; WESTMINSTER, MD; Owner: SHAMROCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W219BX (91.7 FM; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CEDAR RIDGE CHILDREN'S HOME & SCHOOL, INC)
  • W219BE (91.7 FM; WAYNESBORO, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BIBLE INSTITUTE, NDBA)
  • WWMX (106.5 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WTPA (93.5 FM; MECHANICSBURG, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCAT-FM (106.7 FM; HERSHEY, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEEO-FM (103.7 FM; MCCONNELLSBURG, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WLIF (101.9 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WLIF, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Midway:

  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WPMT (Channel 43; YORK, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WGAL (Channel 8; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: WGAL HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WBAL-TV (Channel 11; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WBAL HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WMAR-TV (Channel 2; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBFF (Channel 45; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CHESAPEAKE TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNUV (Channel 54; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: BALTIMORE (WNUV-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WJZ-TV (Channel 13; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WUTB (Channel 24; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WLYH-TV (Channel 15; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WGCB-TV (Channel 49; RED LION, PA; Owner: RED LION BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • W23AY (Channel 23; YORK, PA; Owner: WIRELESS CABLE TV OF PA, INC.)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 40.363000 Lon: -80.293028, Call Sign: WQIU960
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.062 MHz, 457.062 MHz, 457.562 MHz, 452.762 MHz, 457.762 MHzGrant Date: 05/21/2008, Expiration Date: 05/21/2018, Certifier: Carl PiaRegistrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KA3SXZ, Grant Date: 04/12/1988, Expiration Date: 04/12/1998, Cancellation Date: 04/13/2000, Registrant: Philip Cataney, Candor Rd, Midway, PA 15060

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3457N , Serial Number: 22674, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 09/11/1954
    Registrant (Individual): James Cataney, Box 241 Cataney Ln, Midway, PA 15060

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (80%)
  • Electricity (17%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)

Midway compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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